Flood Warning Info - River Wenning at Low Bentham, area including properties near Church Bridge and Punch Bowl Hotel

Area Description

Areas adjacent to the River Wenning. Includes properties close to Church Bridge and the Punch Bowl Hotel..
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 14:41
River Wenning
River levels are rising on the River Wenning at Low Bentham as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible from between 15:30 until this evening, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting areas adjacent to the River Wenning and Ellergill Beck, including the Fish Farm, Wenningford, Meadow View, properties close to Church Bridge including the Punch Bowl Hotel and tennis courts We expect river levels to remain high until this evening on 16/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.